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Search Results 0 to 32 of about 33 (some duplicates have been removed) / local content. >> up next, author and journalist amy goodman, host and executive producer of international radio program democracy now talks about war, politics, and grass-roots activism. the new york times best selling author has written or co-written five books, including the exception to the rulers, standing up to the madness, and that's what c-span release, the silent majority. >> host: amy goodman, in your first book, the exception to your rulers you right, and you are quoting the "washington post," that amy goodman is the journalist as an invited guest. why the like that? >> guest: we are not supposed to be a party to any party. we are journalists. we -- there is a reason why -- reaped -- reason why our profession is the only one explicitly protected by the constitution. reassembles to be its second balance on power. >> host: in that book also, that is the role of the media in a democratic society. provide a forum for this discourse. to do anything less is a disservice to the servicemen and service women of this country. >> guest: i just flew in from denver beat. we
amy goodman, the host and executive producer of international radio program democracy now who will talk about war, politics, and grass-roots activism. she has written or co-written five bucks. .. >> guest: we are supposed to be protected by the constitution and there are checks and balances on power. >> host: in the book war and peace, life and death, it is the role of the media to provide a forum for this discourse. to do anything less is a disservice to the men and women of this country. >> guest: that is right. i just flew in from denver. when we flew into the airport, many people hold up signs when you come out. as we were walking, there were soldiers there. and as we walked by, they were waiting. and i thought, okay, the general is behind me, because they had a sign. and then i thought, i should go back and talk to them. so i went back and asked them if they watched "democracy now!". and they said everyday. and i asked why they watch and they said that its objective and they cover war. it is not about whether you are for or against war. is it about the media? just come to
time. so see what happened. >> all right. thanks. >> up next, author and journalist amy goodman. the most executive producer of international radio program democracy now, talks about war, politics, and grassroots activism. "the new york times" best selling author has written or cowritten five books, including "the exception to the rulers, standing up to the madness, and the silenced majority. >> host: amy goodman in your first book in the exception to the rulers, you write that amy goodman is the journalist as uninvited guest. >> guest: we're not supposed to be a part to any party. we are journalists. there's a reason why our profession, journalism, is the only one explicitly protected by the u.s. constitution. we're post to be the check and balance on power. >> host: in that book also, war and peace, life and death, that is the role of the media in a democratic society to provide a forum for this discourse to do anything less is a disservice to the servicemen and service wal-mart of this country. >> guest: that's right. i have just glen in from denver, where i was at the nation
.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. nicolÁs maduro has won venezuela's presidential election more than a month after the death of hugo chÁvez. he was the chosen successor from chÁvez, nearly defeated ofriles with just over 50% the vote. capriles has refused to concede the race and is demanding a recount. the turnout of registered voters are past 78%. we will have more after the headlines. guards at the guantanamo bay military prison have intensified their crackdown on a hunger strike by detainees. the pentagon says guards fired non-lethal rounds of prisoners on saturday after trying to move them into isolated, one-man cells. at least one prisoner was hit with a rubber coated bullet. the military claims it took action after prisoners covered windows and surveillance cameras. it also says prisoners used improvised weapons to resist the guards' sweep. defense attorneys say most of the prison's 166 prisoners are taking part in the hunger strike two months after it began. at least 11 prisoners are being force fed through nasal tubes. the latest unrest came one day after the internati
journalist in all of america amy goodman, host and executive producer of democracy now, the news show airing on 1,000 stations around the world. i'm honored you're joying us on "viewpoint." >> it's great. thank you. >> john: thank you very much. you've been covering this story on your show and you mentioned the oversights that we ran through. what else have you found? >> first of all, we should be talking about this in light of what happened in boston, why? in boston three people died, and over 170 people were injured. of course we should know everybody's names and learn what happened. why is it that when it comes to texas we know so little, and it's not on the front pages of the newspapers or top stories? we are talking about a case in the sense of an industrial terrorism. not a bomb put to a corporation but a corporation that so under valued the lives of the people who worked there and the community that we're talking about more than four times the number of people died in west, texas. >> john: and a much more preventable di disaster. >> completely. this is something that--well, what was
of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the energy giant exxon mobil continues a clean-up of thousands of barrels of crude oil following the rupturing of a pipeline near mayflower, arkansas. the pipeline leaked for around 45 minutes, releasing more than 12,000 barrels of oil and water. the pipeline was carrying tar sands oil from canada. inside climate news reports the type of crude oil involved is especially difficult to clean up when it spills into water. efforts are underway to prevent the contamination of the nearby drinking source. the epa has designated the incident as a major spill. it came two days after a train also carrying canadian crude derailed in minnesota, spilling at least 15,000 gallons of oil. because as the obama administration prepares to issue a decision on whether to approve the keystone xl pipeline, which would expand the transport of canadian tar sands oil on a massive scale. we will speak with bill mckibben later in the broadcast. the fbi and local police are investigating a potential link to white
!,", the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. u.s. officials say intelligence indicates the regime of syrian president bashar al-assad has used deadly chemical weapons in its conflict with rebel fighters. the announcement raises the prospect of more direct u.s. intervention in syria since president obama has referred to the use of such weapons as a game changer. but the white house says the current information is not conclusive enough to spur action. defense secretary chuck hagel described the findings thursday. >> u.s. intelligence community assesses with some degree of during confidence the syrian regime has used chemical weapons on a small scale in syria. specifically, the chemical agent sarin. we still have some uncertainties about what was used, what kind of chemical was used -- who was using it. >> chuck hagel's remarks came a day after he agree but similar claims made by the israeli government about chemical weapons used by the syrian regime. in iraq, some 190 people have died in four days of violence, clashes began tuesday when troops raided a sunni protest encam
anymore. from global warming to global warming. >> amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets, in depth, three hours live sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> actually it's significant. it has been preserved all these years. at one point there were probably about 30-40 of these mounds around the salt river valley. and only a couple of them have survived. most of the mounds were much smaller, about a third to a quarter of the size of mesa grande a, and it's this man that survived also, pueblo grande a. a lot of those were destroyed and these survived. it is offered as an opportunity to learn about their lifestyle, and hopefully learn something about how complex their social and political organization was. i've always thought with archaeology, one of the great things when the archaeology is that when we look into the past and see what people did, like building the canal systems, a gauge of hope for the future. because if they could do this in the desert with digging sticks, what is it we can't do speak was this weekend booktv and american history t
live at noon live with amy goodman. submit your questions at booktv. watch these programs and more all weekend long on booktv. and for complete schedule, visit >> back to ten things congress doesn't want you you to know about how it does business. >> number tower, powerful members of congress in safe noncompetitive seats often hold fundraisers to increase the leverage over other members. five, congress spends more than $100 billion every year on well over 200 programs that are not authorized by law. and number six, congress routinely raids the social security trust fund to cover general revenue shortfalls. >> well, if you look at the appropriation bill, which have not been done in the last two years because of political dynamic that is going on, and grow in and say we're appropriating x amount of money and you look at how many programs -- it's actually over $350 billion now of programs that are funded that are not authorized by the congress. which tells you there's an imbalance in congress. is how do we appropriate funds for a program that we haven't said we should be spend
'll be live with amy goodman for three hours of "in depth." submit your questions on twitter, facebook or e-mail us at for a complete schedule, visit >> melanie warner is next. she reports on how food science has created inexpensive products that, according to the author, are devoid of nutritional value, addictive and of potential harm to one's health. mrs. warner examines the proclivity of processed foods and the commonly-used ingreed crepts which makes up approximately 70% of calories consumed in the united states. it's about 45 minutes. [applause] >> thank you so much and thank you, everyone, for being here to talk about the subject of processed food. i do hope that everyone has had their dinners already. [laughter] i always find that it's a little bit easier to talk about this once people have already eaten. i don't want to be responsible for spoiling anyone's meal. um, so this book, i think the origins of this book go way back for me to when i was a kid growing up with my mom long before it was fashionable my mom was someone who paid close attention to ingredien
author composed and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman taking your calls, the nose, facebook comments and tweets. in depth, three hours live today at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> you are watching booktv. now peter blair henry argues that the you should look to china, brazil, mexico, and other developing countries to develop its own plan for prosperity. it's about 50 minutes. >> growing up, little boy, on the island of jamaica in the early 1970s, i cherished the time i spent on the porch of my grandmothers simple two-bedroom ranch house in kingston, the nation's capital. there, at three when the way in harborview, a middle and working-class neighborhood at the southern edge of the city, i would sit on the brown speckled file leaving to the pages of the encyclopedia britannica, reading bible stories and poring over back issues of national geographic for hours on end. as sea breezes stirred the needles of the trees that lined the front yard and shaded my world from both the sun and the cases of people passing by on the sidewalk, since from grandma's chin, pump
and make history. >> author, host, an executive producer of "democracy now," amy goodman taking your calls and tweets. >> former treasury secretary hank
describes the crimes of joseph casone and his resistance army in central africa. tomorrow live with amy goodman for three hours of "in depth". submit your questions to twitter@booktv, facebook, or e-mail us at watch these programs and more all weekend on booktv and for a complete schedule visit >> here's a look at upcoming book fairs and festivals happening around the country. booktv is live from the eleventh annual annapolis book festival on april 13th. we bring you live coverage of other panels discussing topics ranging from the war in afghanistan, slavery and women's issues. check our web site at for a full schedule the events. on april 20th and 20 first booktv will be by from the los angeles times festival of books on the campus of the anniversary of southern california covering two days of what bothered discussions and interviews. check for updates on live coverage. also montgomery, alabama will host the eighth annual alabama book festival. the event features 40 vendors and exhibitors of children at education larry and 45 authors
it is not partisan gridlock in washington but that -- but the consensus. >> host: we have been talking with amy goodman her five nonfiction books, at democracy now is heard twitter handle thank you for being on booktv. >> guest: it has been a privilege. . . next interview with former british mr. margaret thatcher who passed away on april 8, 2013. ms. thatcher appeared on booknotes to talk about her memoirs "the downing street years." the book chronicles her tenure as prime minister from 1979 to 1990. this is about an hour. c-span: lady thatcher, can you tell us how you wrote this book? >> guest: yes. i had to decide first if i wanted to do it in one volume or two. i had already thought that the first thing i must do is to tell the story of the years when i was in 10 downing street. they were exciting years. they were purposeful years. we changed the entire economy; we had the falklands war to fight; we had the libyan raid; we had the end of the cold war; we had the gulf -- how should i do it? and so i thought, instead of telling it in enormous detail, as some people do almost a diary of every d
global warming to global warming. >> executive producer of the month -- democracy now, amy goodman taking your e-mails, facebook comments and tweets, three hours live, sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c- span 2. continues. journal" host: welcome back to the table the american society of civil engineers out with a new report on america's infrastructure. there is the grade for everyone to see overall, d-plus. what is going on? guest: it is an improvement from the letter grade d. that het obama noted thinks it is starting to improve. the grades have to get much better. there are a number solutions , including the greater use of the private sector to make that happen. host: here is the headline in the "washington post" -- guest: i suppose i take that as there is some improvement in the grade. there's been more investment at state and local governments, the private sector. that grade jumped two levels to a c plus. that is a good sign. we have gone through a. where we talk about gas tax and things like that. we have noticed in the states, these vigorous debates are starting to happen. the st
of democracy now, amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets "in depth" sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> people always like to ask me how did you, how did you come across this story. people always ask writer withs that. and what happens a lot of times is you find a news story while you're supposed to be working on something else, which can be a little frustrating at times, and that's exactly what happened to me. i was doing a little internet research one day, and just look at this photo. this is the photo i came across. and it was on a department of energy web site. and they had put up a little newsletter for one of the department of energy facilities, and this news leapter was saying -- letterd' was saying, u know, this month in oakridge history, something along those lines. this one i looed because there seemed to be that vanishing point at the end of the room, and i hooked at these machines with these dials and knobs, and also the women just looked so lovely x they've got the nice posture, and the little 1940s hairdos, and i read the caption, a
and make history. >> executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails and facebook comments and tweets, "in depth," three hours live today at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> welcome to mesa, arizona, on booktv. with help of our cox communication cable partner, for the next hour we will explore the history and literary scene of the city of about 450,000. first a look at asia valley city in a desert climate deals with water rights with the colorado river. >> it is considered to be the most litigated river in the world, and that is probably very accurate. more lawsuits, contracts, laws to regular what is collectively known as the law the river. there's probably 13, 15 major laws that have spanned the whole 20th century was up until the present time that is talked about who gets how much of this water and who can take it, how much every year, how to share it, and our relationship with mexico in the water as well. the colorado river is about 1450 miles long. it's not the longest river in north america by any means, notice of have the most flu. pr
anymore. from global warming to global taking. >> amy goodman your calls, e-mail, facebook comments and tweets "in depth" three hours live on sunday on c- span2. , "in their documentary poverty, america's untold crisis," frank bouton and jason economic impact on the u.s.. >> frequently called the most cosmopolitan city of the midwest, detroit today stands at the threshold of a bright new future, one rich with the promise of fulfillment. . since then,965 things have drastically changed. detroit's once positive outlook has been crushed by economic collapse. city is facinge numerous complications, touch as inadequate education, high crime rate, and high implement. it affects detroit and america as a whole. it is also the issue that is most often ignored -- poverty. >> we had an infrastructure that look like a diamond. now it looks more like a pyramid. >> the poor is getting poor. sooner or later, the request will not exist. >> properties the new american norm. >> that is 50 million people living in substandard conditions. the nation is facing its highest level of poverty since 1983. ho
. >> author, host and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets "in depth" three hours live sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> at 7 eastern tonight on c-span, our "q&a" conversation with code pink founder medea benjamin. we want to hear what you think about the group's mission and tactics and how protest movements fit into the political discussion in the u.s. recently, code pink members protested at the confirmation hearing for then-cia director nominee john brennan. >> i'm pleased to be joined by my wife kathy and my brother tom. >> i speak for the mothers -- >> we will stop again. all right. >> pakistan, somalia and who else? where else? >> please remove that woman. >> the obama administration refused to even tell congress. they won't even tell congress we are killing children -- >> please -- >> senator feinstein -- >> if you could, please, expedite the removal -- >> more important than the children of pakistan and yemen! are they more important? do your job! world peace depends on this! we're making more enemies
. >> author and executive user of democracy now, amy goodman, taking your calls and e-mails and tweets, three hours live sunday at noon eastern on book tv on c-span two. >> citigroup chairman michael o'neill said some of his top concerns include gridlock in washington, the european economy and cybersecurity. the can at the annual export bank conference in washington, annual speaking at the export bank conference in washington, d.c. this is about 25 minutes. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome [indiscernible] [applause] >> i can get used to this, you know? thank you for joining us this morning. i learned a lot yesterday. i learned about latin america, mexico. regions for strong growth. one of the big innovations we might have with the data and how that might affect marketing decisions and how it can make better decisions on how to target efforts. i heard from a small business panel talking about the importance of social media, twitter, things like that. the twitter feed and qr -- you have a smart phone. i hope you will download the program. we will do all of our surveys online. that is how
to warming. >>> producer of democracy now amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweet in-depth three hours live sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> host: i want to return to something we were talking about and that's the impulse to sort of reject even if inadvertently traditional institutions like marriage, for example and home ownership. he has a book out what to expect when no one is expecting. st it's an antiview of not a population boom but a coming population implosion. and the responsibility that they will have for that. what messages do you think they would respond to if one wanted to try and encourage those traditionals institutions again, marriage, home ownership, et. cetera. >> guest: i think on the issues of marriage and home ownership. we have to se a culture more authentic around both of those things. they care about authenticity. when you think about how real estate has been sold and how the commercialization of the marriage try and the -- industry and the economy around marriage. i think that has seemed to generation that was looking to find
worrying to global warming. >> author, and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman "in depth," three hours live sunday at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> next, saratoga springs, utah, major mia love at the annual leadership program at the rockies retreat, a colorado institute that provides economic training. love lost to jim matheson by 768 votes. her remarks are 45 minutes. [applause] >> thank you. well, thank you, everyone. what a great reception. i would like to -- i forgot my notes, so i'm going to try and go by memory here. i'd like to thank congressman and chairman bob schafer for inviting me here and, sherry, i just met her. what a wonderful, wonderful president you have. please give her a happened. [applause] and crystal -- [inaudible] did i get the last name right? she, actually, was the one that coordinated all of this, and i'd like to thank her for all of her efforts. i'm not the easiest person to nail down on, you know, on events, but this was really important, and she was able to persevere and get me here, and so thank you for working so hard to get me here
cannot afford the status quo anymore. from global warming to other topics. >> amy goodman taking your calls and e-mails and tweets. three hours live at noon eastern on booktv on c-span2. >> the transportation security administration faces lawsuits over its air airport screening procedures this is an hour and 20 minutes. >> good afternoon, everybody. i am jim harper, director of information policy studies here at the cato institute. i'm so pleased to welcome you here today to talk about all of the ways that the government infringes on travel. we only talk about the major ways that they do. so today will be to different but related issues of the government and travel. first, we will hear from edward hasbrouck. when i saw him give this presentation at the brennan center for justice a few months ago, i thought, more people need to see and understand the intimate travel surveillance that the government conducts over all of us, law abiding citizens when we try to run the country where the world. we will have a full presentation from edward hasbrouck regarding his research, which i think is
anymore, from global warring to global warming. amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets, in-depth, three hours live, sunday at noon .astern on "booktv," on c-span2 "washington journal" continues. our: we take a look at spotlight on magazine series, pacific standard and their recent edition about the oil boom in the country. lisa margonelli is the country meeting editor, joining us from new york. on is also the author of oil the brain. you write -- host: explain. a lot we are talking about should we or should we not frack. we have activists like yoko ono, and we have pro-fracking people who say that this will lead to more jobs for americans. what we are not discussing is what happened to all the people who live on top of the gas and on top of the oil across the country. boom is high- density. .here are drills in yards what we are not doing in new frontiers like north dakota, ohio, pennsylvania, places that don't have a long history of injuring, they are not charging very much in taxes and they are not particularly closely- regulated, places like texas and oklah
, host, and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman, taking you calls, facebook and tweets, in department, sunday, at noon eastern on book tv on c-span2. >> here's a look at some of the latest headlines in the publishing industry.
to global warming. >> author, host and executive producer of "democracy now," amy goodman. "in-depth" three hours on sunday at noon eastern on the tv on c- span two. 2. on book tv on c-span two congressman asa hutchinson presented the national school shooter report here in washington dc. his comments are about 45 minutes. >> good morning. i am asa hutchinson, director of the national school shield task force and i welcome you to this important presentation of our national effort to increase school safety. last december, i received a call from the nra who asked if i would be interested in doing something, leading a national effort on school safety. we arrived at an agreement, which is my mandate and the agreement is that we would have full independence, that we would not have any preconceived condition or predetermined outcomes, and thirdly that we would have the full support that we needed to employ the experts to develop a review of our national efforts on school safety and to make the recommendations that we believe this -- we believe as exports is appropriate. i'm here to tell you that t
and make history. >> author, host, and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman taking your calls, e-mails, facebook comments and tweets. three hours live sunday at noon astern on book tv. >> where is the predictability in judge bork? what are the assurances that this committee and the senate has as to where you'll be given the background and the history? >> as a teenager and into my early 20s i was a socialist hardly seems to me to indicate fundamental instability. because as winston churchill i think it was said any man who is not a socialist before he is 40 has no heart. any man who is a socialist after he's 40 has no head. and i think that kind of evolution is very common in people. >> those two characters that you saw, one was the einstein of the law, and the other as i call him the einstein of the senate. you had two trains passing in the night. specter was one of the toughest, hardest senators to lobby on anything let alone supreme court nominees. he did his homework. he studied. bork, on the other hand, was a brilliant -- he was smarter than rehnquist in a lot of ways. a b
a media that is fourth estate, not for the state. and executivet, producer of " team democracy now," amy goodman taking your calls, females, and tweets life today at noon eastern on the " book tv." valerie jarrett offers advice to women climbing the professional ladder. it is about an hour. >> thank you for being here. i will tell you a couple of things before we dive right then. full disclosure, valerie and i used to work together. we work on the first obama presidential campaign. now i get a chance to ask the questions i have always wanted to ask. the white house office of public engagements, a very important office of the president richie's head on the council of women and girls. she is a senior official in many capacities in the city of chicago and was the chief executive officer of the habitat company. she also was a lawyer and is practicing in a couple of law firms. and that's the very top positions in the white house. one of the most senior roles ever played by any woman in a white house. let's start there with that very issue. everybody is so interested in the white house. influe
and make history. >> author, hose, and executive producer of democracy now, amy goodman, taking calls, e-mails, tweets. three hours live sunday at noon eastern on book tv on c-span2. >> now we talk about the role that religion plays a american politics and culture today. this morning's washington journal, 45 minutes. >> mr. russell moore is our guest with the southern baptist convention, president-elect of its ethics and religious liberty commission. good morning and thank you for being here. >> guest: thank you for having me. >> host: what is the southern baptist commission, and have as doral relate? >> guest: well, it is the nation's largest on catholic denominations christian denomination made up of over 40,000 churches. and my role as president of the ethics of religious liberty commission would really be to fold, to speak to baptist chrises but ethical and moral and public policy issues and up into the "church is to address those things and also to speak for churches in the public square. the culture, the political arena on those issues. >> host: you know the background working in p
spring fashion trends. amy goodman request fashion editor of the first is the cutout which is all the rage, certainly on trend. not everybody feels they can wear it. what is the trick? >> for anybody at home cutouts, i don't want to wear that, this is beautiful because it's the sheer cutout. you have a combination of two trends. she calls this sexy and sweet, this is nordstrom, and when you have that much visual drama, go simple with your accessories, she has earrings for nine bucks and great nude pumps that extend her leg from zappos and all of my models wear shoes by today. >> she looks great. next we have the postcard print which i guess if you have a favorite city it's a great way to wear that with pride. here we see this on heather. >> this is everywhere from matthew williamson to victoria beckham. the post guard print is where your eyes will go. heather has wonderful gorgeous legs and, it whittles her waist down, accented with the belt. solutions that stick are like fashion tapes that are adjustable which we use to keep her strapless dress
producer of "democracy now" app my -- amy goodman taking your calls, facebook comments, and tweets. three hours live on c-span2 on sunday. >>> officials from the obama and romney 2012 campaigns sat down for a discussion about fundraising. they spoke about the record amount of money raises, the cig cansz of online donation, and the influence of super pack. we'll show you as much as we can before live coverage of former treasury secretary hank paulson at 4:30. [applause] >> thank you. and thanks everybody for coming. it's an exciting deal to have an substitute of politics at the university of chicago as a chicago native. i'm just thrilled by this and thrilled to be able to take part in it. and i wanted to start out tonight with a quote from a man named mark hannah, who lived and was important more than 100 years ago. he was william mckinley's campaign manager in the election of 1896, which had a lot in common with 2012, as i'm going to mention in my -- book. it and hannah said there are three essential things in american politics: money and i can't remember what the other two are. [laughter
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